Disciples of all Nations: The Challenge of Nurturing Faith in Multi-Ethnic Congregations

From: Volume 14, Issue 2: Fall 2017, Equipping Church Members for Ministry Pages 285-307


Today’s evangelical local church landscape has begun to experience a shift in its ethnic expressions. Multiethnic churches are a more common reality, and given current demographic trends they will likely become more numerous in the coming decades. This movement has caused many church leaders to question their methods and practices in order to best minister to their changing congregations. This article is a case-study exploration into seven multi-ethnic evangelical churches in the Boston area focused on their Christian formation and discipleship ministries.

Key Words: Multiethnic, Christian Formation, Discipleship, Church, Christian Education



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